Sculpture Embraces Horticulture: An Intimate Tour

WHEN: Thursday, August 07, 2014 to Thursday, August 28, 2014 at 3:00PM - 4:30PM
WHERE: Blithewold Mansion

With Curator/Artist Allison Newsome

Tour dates: August 7, 14, 21, 28
Tour begins promptly at 3:00 p.m.

As part of a small and informal group, discover the story behind Sculpture Embraces Horticulture, a site-specific sculpture exhibit created to highlight Blithewold’s exquisite landscape. We will view diverse exhibits, and Blithewold, through the eyes of Allison Newsome, the show’s curator, as well as one of the seven participating artists. As we go through the entire collection, Allison will share information about each artist, as well as give us a glimpse into the process of creating a large-scale sculpture installation.

Please register early, as tour groups are kept small. Wearing comfortable footwear is encouraged.
The tour lasts approximately 1.5 hours, after which refreshments will be served on the terrace.

Event website coming soon!

Member $20, Non-members $25

Click on a tour date to register:
August 7th
August 14th
August 21st
August 28th


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